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【蜕变】——19种毛虫的华丽变身

动物王国充满了各种匪夷所思的蜕变故事,这些故事中当属毛毛虫蜕变成蝴蝶(或者飞蛾)最为迷人。毛毛虫在茧中会完全液化,然后这些蛋白质组成的液体经过几周之后变成和之前完全不一样的形态。有研究表明,有些蝴蝶可以保留它们毛毛虫时期被教导过的某些行为……无法想象,扯远了。

我们无法得知这一蜕变过程中到底发生了什么,是什么在主导这一过程,但是我们可以知道它们蜕变前和蜕变后的样子。好吧,自然志收集了19种惊艳的蜕变,跟我一起欣赏吧。

婆罗门蛾(Brahmin Moth)

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婆罗门蛾蜕变前

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婆罗门蛾蜕变后

天蚕(Cecropia)

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天蚕蜕变前

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天蚕蜕变后

北美乌樟凤蝶(Spicebush Swallowtail)

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北美乌樟凤蝶蜕变前

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北美乌樟凤蝶蜕变后

珀凤蝶(Black Swallowtail)

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珀凤蝶蜕变前

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珀凤蝶蜕变后

尾蛱蝶(Polyura Sempronius)

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尾蛱蝶蜕变前

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尾蛱蝶蜕变后

蟹黄水晶毛虫(Acraga Coa),详细:水晶毛虫

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蟹黄水晶毛虫蜕变前

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蟹黄水晶毛虫蜕变后

马鞍毛毛虫(Acharia Stimulea)

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马鞍毛毛虫蜕变前

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马鞍毛毛虫蜕变后

猴形刺蛾(Phobetron Pithecium)

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猴形刺蛾蜕变前

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猴形刺蛾蜕变后

透翅蝶(Glass Winged Butterfly),详情:无与伦比的美丽,透明蝴蝶

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透翅蝶蜕变前

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透翅蝶蜕变后

黑带二尾舟蛾(Cerura Vinula)

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黑带二尾舟蛾蜕变前

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黑带二尾舟蛾蜕变后

绒蛾(Flannel Moth)

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绒蛾蜕变前

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绒蛾蜕变后

大蓝闪蝶(Blue Morpho)

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大蓝闪蝶蜕变前

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大蓝闪蝶蜕变后

玻璃丝毛毛虫(Isochaetes Beutenmuelleri)

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玻璃丝毛毛虫蜕变前

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玻璃丝毛毛虫蜕变后

哈贝斯小蚕蛾(意译,Hubbard’s Small Silkmoth)

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哈贝斯小蚕蛾蜕变前

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哈贝斯小蚕蛾蜕变后

Isa Textula (中文名未知)

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Isa Textula 蜕变前

 

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Isa Textula 蜕变后

美洲蓝凤蝶(Pipevine Swallowtail)

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美洲蓝凤蝶蜕变前

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美洲蓝凤蝶蜕变后

Spotted Apatelodes (中文名未知)

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Spotted Apatelodes 蜕变前

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Spotted Apatelodes 蜕变后

玉米天蚕蛾(Io Moth)

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玉米天蚕蛾蜕变前

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玉米天蚕蛾蜕变后

皇蛾(Attacus Atlas),详情:7种世界上最大的昆虫

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皇蛾蜕变前

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皇蛾蜕变后

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